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Unit details

HSE212 - Physical Activity Promotion and Evaluation

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jill Hnatiuk

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Shannon Sahlqvist

Warrnambool: Marian Cornett

Contact hours:

Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) students: 2 hours (1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar) per week.

Warrnambool students: 2 hours (1 x 1 hour class delivered electronically and 1 x 1 hour face-to-face seminar) per week.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit will provide students with an understanding of the processes involved in planning, implementing and evaluating physical activity promotions at a community level. A range of community settings, including workplaces, schools and general practice, and approaches, including mass-media, sponsorship, policy and environmental approaches will be considered. Students will also gain skills in using a variety of methods to evaluate community physical activity promotion initiatives.


Assessment task 1: Group written assignment (1000 words per group member) 30%

Assessment task 2: Group oral presentation of intervention design 20%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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